Do you love kids and want to help support their wellbeing, learning and development?

The early childhood education and child care industry is a highly rewarding career option for individuals who want to make a positive impact on children’s lives.

MCIE’s child care courses in Melbourne will equip you with the skills you need to work or manage an early childhood education centre (ECEC). In this meaningful career, you will help support children’s learning and development throughout their important early years, using the approved learning framework set by the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.

You will work collaboratively to maintain a safe environment for children and young people, and at a higher level, design a curriculum to support children’s early learning.


CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Fulfil your dream of inspiring and supporting the holistic learning and development of children in their important early childhood years. Work under direct supervision or autonomously at an early childhood education centre.

Career pathways: Early Childhood Educator, Family Day Care Educator, Nanny, Playgroup Supervisor, Out of School Hours Care Educator, Kindergarten Assistant.

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Learn the skills you will need to design and implement a curriculum within an early childhood education centre and care service, and how to effectively supervise staff.

Career pathways: Children’s Services Coordinator, Child Development Worker, Centre Manager (ECEC), Children’s Services Director/Manager, Authorised Supervisor, Early Childhood Educator, Children’s Advisor, Educational Leader (ECEC), Team Coordinator.


MCIE offers practical workplace training through child care courses in Melbourne, designed to accelerate your skills and help you gain employment within the child care industry.

All of MCIE’s early childhood education and child care courses are nationally recognised, with strong partnerships with Melbourne and Victorian early childhood care providers.

Join our successful graduates who are now employed within the Australian early childhood education and child care industry as Early Childhood Educators.

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